Have you recently experienced tooth loss and are struggling to decide if you need to replace your tooth or if you should leave the space alone? Dealing with tooth loss can be extremely challenging for a patient, causing feelings of sadness, uncertainty, and confusion. We are here to help patients work through their feelings and get through the process of replacing their tooth or teeth. We encourage any patient to replace a missing tooth as soon as possible, no matter the location. The only teeth that do not need to be replaced are wisdom teeth and teeth that were removed prior to orthodontic treatment.
Have you recently had a tooth removed and are unsure if you are going to replace it? We know that it can be heartbreaking when a tooth is removed. No matter if the tooth is lost to decay, injury, trauma, or a medical condition, it can be tough to decide whether the tooth should be replaced. We are here to tell you that no matter the location of the tooth, it should always be replaced. Read on to learn about the importance of replacing your missing tooth.
Have you recently had a tooth extracted and are deciding which tooth replacement option is best for your lifestyle? We know that it can be a difficult decision to make, so we encourage our patients to think about their long-term oral health goals. Our number one recommendation to patients is a treatment that is a permanent tooth replacement and offers numerous benefits. Interested in learning more? Read on to learn about this popular and life-changing treatment.
It can be very emotional to have a tooth extracted or deal with a missing tooth or teeth. After dealing with those emotions, we at Friendly Family Dentistry don’t want choosing a tooth replacement option to be a difficult decision for you. We work with our patients to help them make a decision on an option that is most beneficial to their lifestyle. That being said, our first recommendation and most popular choice among patients are dental implants.
Are you missing a tooth and are unsure which replacement option is right for you? Whether you are missing a tooth due to an extraction, injury, or genetics, it can be overwhelming making the decision about which replacement method is correct for your lifestyle and budget.
Despite improvements in dental care, millions of Americans still incur tooth loss, mostly due to tooth decay, periodontal disease, or injury. For many years, the only solutions to these problems were the use of crowns, bridges, and dentures. Thankfully, today we also have dental implants. A dental implant is a high-tech replacement tooth that mimics the whole tooth structure. A titanium post is surgically inserted into the jawbone beneath the gum line and then a crown, or the replacement tooth, is affixed to the implant.
Implants are a popular dental treatment thanks to advances in modern dentistry. Using cutting-edge technology and techniques, most implants have a very high success rate and will last a lifetime if properly cared for. They are not only used for replacing one tooth but can replace multiple teeth as an alternative to dentures.
At Friendly Family Dentistry, every decision we make about your treatment begins and ends with what is the most conservative yet effective solution for you. Sometimes the solution will be a relatively simple procedure, while other times more complicated measures will be necessary. We don’t take it lightly when we recommend that you consider having…